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Hedging strategies to protect the financial position of cattle feeders and lenders

Don A. Riffe

Hedging strategies to protect the financial position of cattle feeders and lenders

by Don A. Riffe

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Published by Agricultural Experiment Station, Oklahoma State University in [Stillwater] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Beef cattle -- Prices -- United States -- Mathematical models.,
    • Beef cattle -- Feeding and feeds -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Mathematical models.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[Don A. Riffe and Wayne D. Purcell].
      SeriesBulletin - Agricultural Experiment Station, Oklahoma State University ;, B-743, Bulletin (Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Station) ;, B-743.
      ContributionsPurcell, Wayne D., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9433.U4 R54
      The Physical Object
      Pagination39 p. :
      Number of Pages39
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4071231M
      LC Control Number79625381

      that incorporates two cross-hedging strategies for reducing power price risk is proposed. The first strategy is a financial hedging strategy that involves taking one position in the cash market and an opposite position in the futures market. Hedgers: desire to protect against an adverse price move Hedgers own the actual commodity Uses futures/forwards to protect against price risk Usually will offset their position in the futures market and SIMULTANEOUSLY sell/buy the commodity in their local cash market Hedgers use futures to minimize price risk lock in a price Hedging is Size: 2MB.

      Defining Hedging. Hedging refers to a trading account that has both long and short positions for the same financial product. In the case of the Forex market, currency pairs are involved. To give you an example, in a totally hedged trading account, the volume is equal on 5/5(2). Hedging Using Livestock Futures By James D. Sartwelle, III, Texas A&M University resulting in the cattle feeders’ exit from the live cattle futures market. To determine the speculating, not hedging, since the futures position is no longer being used as a temporary.

      A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Optimising hedging strategies for energy products such as Oil and Natural Gas is a key issue for energy hedgers given the importance of these products within the global economy and because of their susceptibility to price volatility (Regnier, ).Author: John Cotter, Jim Hanly.


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Hedging strategies to protect the financial position of cattle feeders and lenders by Don A. Riffe Download PDF EPUB FB2

With today's graphs at a glance. futures, options and cash markets. help manage risk and protect equity. We provide the tools to help you not only interpret the present fundamental and technical conditions affecting Cattle and Grain prices but provide the discipline that is necessary for a successful RISK MANAGEMENT program.

“businessmen” who incidentally invest their, time, money and livelihood in a cattle operation. Therefore, the purpose of this article is to quickly review the basics of several risk management strategies in a way that is very simplistic so that the foundational hedging precepts can be easily Size: 48KB.

Hedging is one of the marketing tools livestock producers can use to forward price their livestock. Hedging protects against adverse price changes. Two types of hedgers. There are basically two types of hedgers, one to protect against a price decline (short hedge) and the.

Shows how to use hedging strategies to capitalize on market volatility, while minimizing the effects of unfavorable market swings. Addresses theories of hedging and cross-hedging, cash-and-carry or ``repo'' programs, the ``perfect hedge,'' and the hedging paradox and also offers comparative approaches supported by examples.5/5(2).

A short futures position is an initial sell position that represents an obligation to make delivery of the standardized commodity. To offset or close-out an existing futures position is to simply take the opposite position in the same futures contract and delivery month. • If initially long, offset by selling back the identical contractFile Size: 1MB.

The Self-Study Guide to Hedging with Livestock Futures and Options is an introduction to the mechanics of using futures and options to forward price livestock. The booklet presents 17 short units of study to help livestock producers and processors become comfortable with the futures markets and how to use them.

Why learn about futures and hedging. To hedge against "credit risk," he says, a diversified portfolio should include "a mix of U.S. Treasuries, rolled up with emerging market or sovereign debt, and corporate debt. These are some Author: The Street. For the average investor, these five basic strategies can be used to help protect their portfolios from excessive losses.

Each strategy carries pros and cons in. introduce simultaneous hedging for the cattle feeding industry. The hedge consists of taking long positions in input commodities (feeder animal and feed, usually corn) and a short position in the live cattle, thus locking in a profit margin.

Leuthold and Mokler () and Kenyon and Clay () clearly demonstrated that hedging feed, feeders, and. Exchange Hedging and Profit Making Strategy using Leveraged Spot Contracts” is no more t words in length, exclusive of tables, figures, appendices, references and footnotes.

This thesis contains no material that has been submitted previously, in whole or in part, for the award of any other academic degree or diploma.

Except where. THE IMPACT OF SELECTED HEDGING STRATEGIES ON THE CASH FLOW POSITION OF CATTLE FEEDERS Wayne D. Purcell and Don A.

Riffe Price risk has been a major problem for cat- Both cattle feeders and their creditors are in-tie feeders during the s. Sincevari- creasingly interested in protection against the. Hedging Demystified: How to Balance Risk and Protect Profit - Kindle edition by Bishop, Tim, Judd, Sandra, Smith, Joe.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Hedging Demystified: How to Balance Risk and Protect Profit/5(8).

The Self-Study Guide to Hedging with Livestock Futures and Options is an introduction to the mechanics of using futures and options to forward price livestock. The booklet presents 17 short units of study to help livestock producers and processors become comfortable with the futures markets and how to.

Hedge A transaction that reduces the risk of an investment. Hedge To reduce the risk of an investment by making an offsetting investment. There are a large number of hedging strategies that one can use. To give an example, one may take a long position on a security and then sell short the same or a similar security.

This means that one will profit (or. Cattle feedlots face significant market risk during each feeding period. Research on Midwest feedlots has indicated that approximately 74 percent of the variation in cattle feeding returns is due to changes in the prices of fed cattle, feeder cattle, and corn; while approximately 10 percent of the profit variation is due to production risk from average daily gain and feed efficiency.

Hedging with futures is one of the marketing tools that can be used to forward price a commodity to protect against a price movement. This article reviews the basics of hedging using a Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) live cattle futures contract as a short hedge (selling) for.

hedging a percentage of your anticipated exposure. This is a broad-brush overview of some of the fundamental Balance Sheet Hedging concepts used by companies hedging certain types of foreign currency exposures. PNC provides resources that describe and give detailed examples of these and other aspects of balance sheet Size: 30KB.

Bull spread option strategies, such as a bull call spread strategy, are hedging strategies for traders to take a bullish view while reducing risk. the discussion continues with an introduction of different financial risks and the notion of hedging.

This part also goes into detail and presents arguments and theories supporting the use of hedging strategies, and those that are against this practice.

Finally, the analysis of the empirical findings shows that sound and effective risk. • Cross asset hedging can be used in a systematic manner to improve the Sharpe ratio • Changes in correlation across variables make comparisons across hedging strategies more • complex Using a 2m /% call spread on the VIX we obtain a hedge ratio of 51% using a Beta of The Sharpe ratio moves from to %% 0% % File Size: KB.

Table 5 and Table 6 respectively illustrate the company’s position of cash and cash equivalent as well as financial assets in and The group may suffer potential losses when the banks, the financial institutions or the issuers of financial instruments default.

2. Hedging Strategies for Rio Tinto Hedging Interest Rate RiskFile Size: KB.The overall objective of this study was to compare cash forward contracting of fed cattle with hedging fed cattle using the live cattle futures market, both from the perspective of cattle feeders and lenders.

Specific objectives were: (1) Empirically compare historical forward contract basis .The Operational and Financial Hedging Strategies of U.S. High Technology Firms Abstract This paper examines the operational hedging strategies of U.S.

high technology firms and how this hedging is related to financial hedging. We use a sample of firm observations, which consist of operationally-hedged high technology firms and a sizeFile Size: KB.